St Charbel’s College is an independent co-educational Kindergarten
to Year 12 school founded in 1984 by the Lebanese Maronite Order of Monks. The
College aims to foster in its students faithfulness to Christ and to the
Maronite Catholic Church and a commitment to excellence in all areas of education
and to the pursuit of learning as a life-long experience, placing emphasis on
the benefits of bilingualism.

The college aims to give the students a mastery of the basic Key
Learning Areas, and guide individuals towards their own levels of achievement.

Facilities: The school has computer rooms.

Electives Years 7 and 8: Students study the core subjects of
Religion, English, Mathematics, Science, PDHPE, Arabic, History &
Geography, Visual Arts, Music & Technology.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Students study the core subjects of:
Religion, English, Mathematics, Science, PDHPE, Arabic, Australian History
& Australian Geography. Two electives may also be chosen from: Arabic,
Commerce, Drama, Music, Food Technology, Visual Arts, Industrial Technology, Physical
Activity & Sports Studies, Photography & Work Studies.

Electives Years 11 and 12: In addition to the core subjects of
Catholic Studies and Standard or Advanced English students can choose 10 units
from: Arabic Continuers, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Senior Science, Business
Studies, Legal Studies, Ancient History, Modern History, Economics, Studies of
Religion 1 and 2 unit, Fundamentals of English, Extension English 1 & 2,
Mathematics, General Mathematics, Extension 1 & 2 Mathematics, Information
Processes & Technology, Industrial Technology — Timber Products, Textiles
& Design, Food Technology, Music, PDHPE, Community & Family Studies,
Sport Lifestyle & Recreation Studies.

Extracurricular activities: School choir, debating, sports, cultural
enrichment activities. The school is a member school of CBA and SCC

Welfare and personal development: The communication between home and
school is paramount. As a result, education programs are designed to aid the
family. Parents can also be involved in the policy and management of the school
through the Parents & Friends Association. One full-time counsellor and a
careers adviser are available for student support.

School Information

St Charbel
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Kindergarten - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1067 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: N/A  
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre: N/A
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: None
  • Fees:
  • Address:142 Highclere Avenue (PO Box 213), Punchbowl 2196
  • Phone:02 9740 0999
  • Fax:02 9740 0999.
  • HSC Subjects offered:Compulsory subjects for Years 11 & 12 Catholic Studies, 2 units of English: English Standard, Advanced English or English Studies Elective subjects for Years 11 & 12 Mathematics, Standard Mathematics 1 (Year 12 only), Standard Mathematics 2, Mathematics Extension I & II (Year 12 only), Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Investigating Science, Engineering Studies, Economics, Business Studies, Legal Studies, Ancient History, Modern History, History Extension (Year 12 only), Society & Culture, Studies of Religion I & II, Music 1, Visual Arts, PDHPE, Sports, Lifestyle & Recreation Studies, Information Processes & Technology Industrial Technology - Timber, Food Technology, Textiles& Design, English Extension I, English Extension II (Year 12 only), Arabic Continuers, Arabic Extension (Year 12 only), Work Studies, Exploring Early Childhood, French Beginners

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